The marshmallow test : mastering self-control / Walter Mischel.
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- ISBN: 9780316230872
- ISBN: 9780316230865
- ISBN: 9780316336192
- Physical Description: viii, 326 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Delay ability : enabling self-control. In Stanford University's Surprise Room ; How they do it ; Thinking hot and cool ; The roots of self-control ; The best-laid plans ; Idle grasshoppers and busy ants ; Is it prewired? The new genetics -- From marshmallows in pre-K to money in 401(k). The engine of success : "I think I can!" ; Your future self ; Beyond the here and now ; Protecting the hurt self : self-distancing ; Cooling painful emotions ; The psychological immune system ; When smart people act stupid ; If-Then signatures of personality ; The paralyzed will ; Will fatigue -- From lab to life. Marshmallows and public policy l Applying core strategies ; Human nature.
Psychologist Walter Mischel, designer of the well-known Marshmallow Test, explains what self-control is and how to master it.
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